Date: 14th July 2008 at 2:15pm
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Rotherham United’s Chief Operating Officer, Paul Douglas has told Radio Sheffield that he hopes ‘the league have an understanding of the modern day difficulties of running of a football club.’

The statement was in answer to the Football League statement that was issued last week saying that Rotherham United have to pay a bond of £750,000 which will be forfeited if the club don’t move back to the town in four years time. The League also want the club to pay back money, that was used for improvements to Millmoor, to the Football Stadia Improvement Fund.

Mr Douglas also said that he hoped common sense prevailed and that the League appreciated the position new owner, Tony Stewart is in, saying, ‘Here is a guy who has come in and spent a lot of his own money on making sure that professional football stays in Rotherham.’